Associations to the word «Posit»


POSIT, noun. Something that is posited; a postulate.
POSIT, noun. (aviation) Abbreviation of position.
POSIT, verb. Assume the existence of; to postulate.
POSIT, verb. Propose for consideration or study; to suggest.
POSIT, verb. Put (something somewhere) firmly.

Dictionary definition

POSIT, noun. (logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning.
POSIT, verb. Put (something somewhere) firmly; "She posited her hand on his shoulder"; "deposit the suitcase on the bench"; "fix your eyes on this spot".
POSIT, verb. Put before; "I submit to you that the accused is guilty".
POSIT, verb. Take as a given; assume as a postulate or axiom; "He posited three basic laws of nature".

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy